Consultant Dermatologist

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The Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Consultant Dermatologist

Full Time 10 PA’s

The Dermatology Service at the Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is looking to recruit to two Consultant posts to fill an existing vacancy and to help with departmental expansion. These posts present an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic growing department practicing from a newly built 480 bed hospital providing dermatological care to our population of 400,000.

Applications are invited for a Consultant Dermatologist to join our current team of 3 Consultants and 1 Associate Specialist. The Trust provides a full range of standard dermatology services, clinics are supported by an experienced dermatology nursing team. The department provides patch testing, phototherapy and minor skin surgery. There are nurse specialist led clinics for biologics, isotretinoin, phototherapy, minor surgery, skin cancer counselling and skin cancer follow-up.

Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, where the Cotswolds meets the West Country, enjoys enviable local support and excellent partnership working. It serves the local population of Swindon, Wiltshire and parts of Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire and West Berkshire. Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is a particularly friendly and effective organisation and benefits from excellent relationships between management teams and clinical staff. The hospital was built in 2003 and is a modern hospital which provides a pleasant working environment. It is well placed close to junction 15 of the M4 and located allowing commutes to accommodate family members’ jobs in cities such as Oxford, Bristol, Bath, Reading, Cheltenham and Gloucester. There is wealth of attractive villages in the area and good schools including grammar schools within commuting distance. There is a good rail connection to London (1 hour). The Department is CPA accredited and working towards compliance with ISO15189:2012 following an inspection in the latter part of 2016.

The team works closely with the Plastic Surgeons who provide a 4 day a week service from Oxford. There is a monthly joint clinic with the Plastic Surgeons.

All consultants within the service will be primarily based at Great Western Hospital in Swindon, but may be required to undertake some sessions at other sites

Candidates are required to be within 6 months of CCT at the time of interview or currently hold CCT or equivalent. As such the post holder should be trained in all aspects of Dermatology and special interests are encouraged and will be supported where possible.

To discuss the post and arrange an informal visit please contact:-

Dr Lindsay Whittam,

Consultant and Clinical Lead

Tel: 01793 604370

Email: lindsay.whittam@nhs.net

To apply please complete the online application form and upload a copy of your CV


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